News

  1. Law Officer arrangements for ongoing litigation

    The Lord Advocate has set out Law Officer arrangements for the future conduct of litigation after the prosecution of individuals in respect of the ownership and administration of Rangers Football Club

    19 Jul 2021 Statements
  2. Lord Advocate vows to act independently as she is sworn in

    Scotland’s new Law Officers have been sworn in at a ceremony at the Court of Session in Edinburgh.

    22 Jun 2021 Statements
  3. Apology – Mr Imran Ahmad and Mr Charles Green

    Statement from the Lord Advocate regarding Mr Imran Ahmad and Mr Charles Green

    07 Jun 2021 Statements
  4. Statement by the Lord Advocate to Parliament: Clark & Whitehouse

    I am grateful for the opportunity to make a statement following the disposal, last week, of the actions brought against me by David Whitehouse and Paul Clark.

    09 Feb 2021 Statements
  5. Lockerbie Appeal: Statement from the Lord Advocate

    The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, has issued this statement following the court's decision in respect of the recent appeal against conviction by Abdelbaset Ali Mohmed Al-Megrahi.

    15 Jan 2021 Statements
  6. Lockerbie: Statement from Lord Advocate

    The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, has issued this statement following the unsealing of charges in relation to the 1988 bombing of Pan Am flight 103 over Lockerbie.

    21 Dec 2020 Statements
  7. Update from the Lord Advocate on death investigations and coronavirus

    As Lord Advocate I remain constitutionally responsible for the investigation of sudden, unexpected and unexplained deaths in Scotland throughout the coronavirus pandemic.

    24 Apr 2020 Statements
  8. Statement from the Lord Advocate on oversight of temporary police powers

    The Lord Advocate, James Wolffe QC, has welcomed the formation of an independent group to provide additional oversight of use of temporary police powers during the coronavirus pandemic.

    17 Apr 2020 Statements
  9. Tackling domestic abuse is a priority for prosecutors

    The Lord Advocate has confirmed that domestic abuse cases will continue to be prosecuted vigorously and fairly during the coronavirus pandemic.

    01 Apr 2020 Statements
  10. Lord Advocate addresses victims' groups

    The Lord Advocate renewed his commitment to put victims’ voices at the heart of the criminal justice system as he addressed an event marking European Day for Victims of Crime.

    21 Feb 2020 Statements